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THE FINEST HOURS (2016) Movie Trailer: Pine, Affleck & Bana in a Perfect Storm

The Finest Hours Movie Trailer

The Finest Hours Movie Trailer. Craig Gillespie‘s The Finest Hours (2016) movie trailer stars Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Eric Bana, and Ben Foster. The Finest Hours‘ plot synopsis: “The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.”

The trailer makes this seem like a fairly CGI-infected Disney ride, at times, and then like a worthwhile period-piece disaster flick. I just can’t put my finger on it, but I’m not sure this movie is going to be anything more than a sentimental love story with a CGI disaster in the middle. I hope I’m wrong, because the talent here is seriously impressive. There is not way I won’t be watching this, with a cast like Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, and Eric Bana (the latter of which seems to be sadly playing a very token “I’m a dumb military guy and you’ll obey my orders” kind of character).

In any case, judge for yourself. Does this look like a better version of The Perfect Storm? Or does it look painfully computer generated, emotionally fabricated, and narratively cliche? I’m leaning toward the latter, but am hoping for former. Though that’s a high bar to cross, in my eyes.

Watch the The Finest Hours movie trailer and leave your thoughts on it below in the comments section. For more The Finest Hours photos, videos, and reviews, visit our The Finest Hours Page, our Movie Trailer Twitter Page, our Movie Trailer Facebook Page, our Movie Trailer Google+ Page, subscribe to us by Email, “follow” us on Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, or “like” us on Facebook for quick updates. The Finest Hours will be released in theaters through Walt Disney on January 29, 2016.

Sources: TheWrap, IMDb

 

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Marco Margaritoff

I grew up in Hamburg to a German father and Ecuadorian mother. Obsessive student of film, Hip-Hop, and stand-up comedy. I love the dark dreambox that is the cinema auditorium. I love mountains and the ocean, but am equally exhilarated by the jungle of the city. I hope to one day create something that hits someone in the brain with thunderous effect.

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